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Water & Wastewater

Wastewater treatment system to use algae for energy

December 13, 2012
LOS ANGELES and PARIS — U.S.-based firm OriginOil and French wastewater systems provider Ennesys have teamed up to develop a radical solution for using algae to heat buildings, OriginOil has announced.
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Concerns raised over possible link between drilling wastewater and earthquakes

December 12, 2012
Scientists who have been examining earthquakes in Colorado and its neighboring states for about four decades believe that the practice of disposing of wastewater by drilling and injecting it underground may cause seismic activity, the Denver Post has reported.
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A better way to degrade a sludge-like liquid

December 1, 2012
The BioCrack system, Vogelsang says, increases the efficiency of the anaerobic digestion process. Improved efficiency means more gas volume produced in a shorter time, with less residual waste. A German company, Vogelsang has a manufacturing plant in Ravenna, Ohio.
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Microsoft data center to utilize sewage-fueled power plant

November 27, 2012
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Microsoft is installing a stationery fuel cell power plant that will utilize renewable biogas generated by a wastewater treatment facility as the fuel source to generate
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Grain processor to pay $4.1 million penalty for polluting Mississippi River

November 14, 2012
WASHINGTON — Roquette America, Inc., has agreed to pay a $4.1 million civil penalty to settle allegations that it allowed industrial waste from its grain processing facility in Keokuk,
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Innovation: management concepts have lifecycles too

October 3, 2012

“Innovation,” as a management concept, was recently found by somebody or other to be, at the moment, the most over-used buzzword of them all. But you probably know that already, having been subjected to a steady stream of innovation rhetoric through B-to-B media or other venues. (Some amongst us will even remember the quality craze of the 1990s.)

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Next Generation of Dome Design

October 2, 2012
OptiDome™, the next generation in dome design, made its debut Monday at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans, La. CST Covers, a division of CST Industries, Inc., unveiled an innovative
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Submerged Hollow Fiber Modules

September 27, 2012
The PURON HF module is designed for tertiary treatment, high solids water applications, RO pretreatment and surface water treatment.
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Operational, financial benefits drive wastewater treatment in semiconductor plants

September 20, 2012
LONDON — Water and wastewater management opportunities are growing within the microelectronics and semiconductors manufacturing plants market to help address environmental restrictions, rising costs and the requirement for ever-decreasing
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So elemental it's everywhere

September 19, 2012

When this editor joined the Processing franchise about six months ago he was convinced that one key to success of a business trade magazine was focus: that the circulation, editorial content and advertising base should be a coherent whole.  And, based on a fair amount of training and experience, he still believes that today.

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